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October 25th, 2021

Worthing Samaritans appeals for shop volunteers

Worthing Samaritans urgently needs volunteers to help in its charity shop in Durrington. Income from the shop covers the running costs of Worthing Samaritans, but volunteer shop workers are hard to find, and as a result the shop cannot open as much as it would like.
Shop Manager Jo says “Since COVID it’s become difficult to recruit and retain volunteers, which is frustrating because we would like to open more hours, but just don’t have the staff. We’re conscious of how much the work of Worthing Samaritans depends on the shop, and we would really love to have more help. Our volunteers find it really fulfilling working in the shop. You meet new people every day, use your skills, and know that every penny from items you sell goes towards the life-saving work of Worthing Samaritans.”

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October 25th, 2021

Worthing Labour Councillors with Green Hearts Call on the Council to Act Now and Support the Climate

At last Tuesday night’s Worthing Council meeting (19/10/21), Labour’s shadow executive team member for Climate Change Response, Cllr Helen Silman, tabled a motion which received unanimous cross party support, asking the council to note the Climate and Ecological Emergency (CEE) Bill. The motion called on the Council to not only take action over the global warming gas emissions relating to their own estate and operations but also to lead others to respond to climate change by setting the best possible example and by cooperating with and enabling others to do the same.
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October 22nd, 2021

Protests and public questions on fascist ex-councillor Tim Wills force Worthing Council inquiry

Around 80 people protested outside Tuesday night's meeting of Worthing Borough Council in the wake of the expose and subsequent resignation of Cllr Tim Wills, a supporter of fascist group 'Patriotic Alternative'. Protesters joined others to fill the public gallery as the Council reluctantly agreed to take public questions on the Wills affair.

Local anti racist groups have pledged to redouble campaigning efforts to combat racism and discrimination. Select photos from the night are attached (credit Jon Lovell).

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October 22nd, 2021

Enforcement team keeping the streets cleaner

More than 200 fines have been handed out to people dropping litter as part of a new crackdown by Adur & Worthing Councils which saw more enforcement officers on the street.

Extra officers were drafted in by Adur & Worthing Councils in June as lockdown rules were eased in a bid to encourage people to take rubbish home with them

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